The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jul. 9, 1928

Patience. Nothing could more emphatically demonstrate the excellence of the works of Gilbert and Sullivan than the malleable resistance which they offer to amateur performers. When last week the Play-Arts Guild, a Baltimore organization, ventured to put Patience on Broadway it was not unnaturally anticipated as a case of murder for no profit. Yet the old operetta retained its airy, foolish charm. The girls of the chorus, it must be confessed, were pretty though perhaps not artful dodgers; and if the principals were at times too violent, their merry unconsciousness of...